Eugene Theodore “Gene” McCain, 75, of New Holland, passed away on March 6, 2017.
He was born on Sept. 15, 1941, in Circleville, to James and Lois (Robinson) McCain.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Dennis McCain; half-brother, Ronnie McCain; and by a cousin, Ike Myers.
Gene, a Vietnam Navy veteran, was retired from shipping and receiving at Mid State Bolt and Nut, a life member of VFW #3331, Past Seam Squirrel Pup Tent 71 M.O.C. and life member of Eagles #685.
He is survived by his wife, Bonnie (Clapper) McCain; children, Geraldine Gatten, James (Beth) Porter, Terrie (Randy) Little and Ginnie (Ralph) Ard; grandchildren, Kendra Little, Ashley Cope, Jimmy Porter, Jason Smith, Maddy and Noah McCain; great-grandchildren, Xavier and Conner Smith, Andy and Ansley Carpenter; brothers, Bob (Sandy), Jim (Peggy) and Gary (Tammy) McCain; and by sisters, Mary Lou (Albert) Betts, Suzanne Jackson and Roseanne (Jimmy) Walker.
Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday, March 10, 2017, at the Wellman Funeral Home, Circleville, with Pastors Chip Koch and Malcolm Buck officiating. Burial with military honors will be held at New Holland Cemetery. Friends may call from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Heartland Hospice.
Online condolences can be made to www.wellmanfuneralhomes.com.
This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal